Mick Jones and Big Audio Dynamite emerged from the ashes of The Clash and pushed political rock in an entirely fresh direction.
Looking for some new music? Some of these artists have been floating under the radar for a bit, but deserve a look — and a listen.
In 1979, Parliament and Funkadelic released two projects that helped close out the 70s– and usher in the era of rap and hip hop.
Bust a move: Tone Loc, Young MC, and the Pharcyde are getting overdue respect with great re-issues from Craft Recordings.
1988 showcased Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Eric B and Rakim, De La Soul in all their glory. So let’s revisit a time when the rhymes blasting out of boom-boxes were the keys to the culture.